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Jacobs HVAC Controls Engineer in Arlington, Virginia

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we’re transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future - today.

We’re seeking a HVAC Controls Engineer to join our team. You’ll have the opportunity to use your vast experience in the industry and apply it to solving today’s challenges.

This role may be performed from any of our U.S. office locations.

You will provide a range of skills as part of an integrated building services design. The engineer will be responsible for providing control system design, engineering and other related design services including coordination with the designs of other trades (architectural and engineering / internal and external) under the guidance of more senior technical staff. The Engineer will take ownership of the completeness, accuracy and timeliness of the work assigned to you. Individuals in this position must demonstrate the ability to progress from basic design work assignments to more complicated and involved projects working in conjunction with a technical team.

  • Perform all aspects of control system design and engineering, including preparation of construction documents, schematic control diagrams, network riser diagrams, and specifications for control systems for commercial and government buildings.

  • Perform site surveys of existing control systems and coordinate the design requirements with building operators and engineers.

  • Review shop drawings and product submittals for control systems.

  • Work under minimal supervision, work is reviewed for adequacy on completion.

  • May provide technical guidance to less experienced design and engineering personnel.

  • Maintain effective communication with project team members as well as the customer.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline

  • At least 4 years of experience in control system design and engineering, specifically HVAC Controls and Building Automation System/Building Management Systems

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit

  • United States Citizenship

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance required

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • Knowledge of IT network/telecommunications and/or PLC/SCADA

  • Experience with cybersecurity

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.